Assistant Professor in Biomedical Informatics

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Amar Annamalai
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Assistant Professor in Biomedical Informatics

The Biological Sciences Department at New York City College of Technology (City Tech) of the City University of New York (CUNY) is composed of a diverse group of faculty members with an impressive combination of backgrounds and specialties. In order to support its baccalaureate program in Biomedical Informatics, the department seeks candidates for tenure track Biological Sciences openings in the following specific fields: Biomedical Informatics, Medical/Health/Clinical Informatics, or Bioinformatics. The position requires a commitment to teaching, scholarly research resulting in publications and presentations, sustained service to the department and college, and academic advisement. Courses to be taught will depend on faculty specialty, and may include advanced courses in medical informatics such as healthcare databases as well as courses in bioinformatics such as computational genomics and molecular modeling. Research work with undergraduates is strongly encouraged.
The successful candidate will be expected to perform teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise, and share responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.
Candidates must have a PhD in an appropriate discipline in Biomedical Informatics, Health Informatics, or Bioinformatics or an MD. Teaching experience is high desirable, preferably with multicultural students in an urban environment. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in curriculum development, use of innovative instructional methods, and significant grant writing experience. Current research in Biomedical Informatics is preferred. Candidates should have good communication skills and the ability to work well as part of a team.
Ph.D. degree in area(s) of experience or equivalent required. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.
CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.
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Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
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Deadline: July 31, 2013

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